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Global functions on a product of schemes over artinian ring

For a morphism of schemes $f:X\to S$ with $S=\text{Spec}(R)$ affine, let's write $A(X)=H^0(X,\mathcal{O}_X)$. I'm interested in the morphism of $R$-algebras $$ c:A(X)\otimes_R A(Y)\to A(X\times_SY) $$ ...
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Sheaf cohomology of the complement of a schubert variety

Let $k$ be a field, $d,n \in \mathbb{N}$ and denote by $Gr(d,n)$ the Grassmannian, which parameterizes the $d$-dimensional linear subspaces of $n$-dimensional $k$-vector space, considered as a ...
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How to compute the cohomology of a local system?

Suppose we have a reasonable topological space $X$ (i.e. a complex algebraic variety or a manifold) whose integral singular cohomology and fundamental group we understand well. Suppose that we are ...
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Pushforward in Compactly Supported Cohomology

Suppose $X,Y$ are locally compact Hausdorff spaces and $f:X\to Y$ is a topological submersion of relative dimension $n$. By this we mean that for all points $x\in X$, there exists an open neighborhood ...
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Does the sheaf $\mathcal{O}^*$ on a complex manifold have an acyclic cover?

Let $X$ be a complex manifold and let $\mathcal{O}^*$ be the sheaf nonvanishing holomorphic functions on it. Does it have an acyclic cover? That is, a cover for which all open sets and all ...
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Multiplicative structure for sheaf cohomology of flag varieties

Let $F,F'$ be two locally free sheaves on a smooth complex algebraic variety. There is a cup-product $H^i(X, F) \otimes H^j(X,F') \to H^{i+j}(X,F \otimes F')$. In particular if $F$ is the sheaf of ...
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Can one determine the trace map for a nonsingular projective variety explicitly?

I've never understood how one would actually go about computing a trace map associated with the canonical sheaf on a smooth projective variety, if it's even possible. Hartshorne proves that the ...
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Coherent cohomological dimension and affine morphisms

For simplicity, all varieties in this question are quasiprojective varieties over an algebraically closed field of characteristic $0$. The coherent cohomological dimension $cd(X)$ of a variety $X$ is ...
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Boundness of torsion in $R^i\pi_*\mathcal F$ for a smooth $\pi:X\rightarrow S$

Let $\pi:X\rightarrow S$ be a smooth scheme over $S$ and let's assume for simplicity that $S=\mathrm{Spec} R$ is affine, Noetherian and regular. Let $\mathcal F$ be a coherent sheaf on $X$ and let's ...
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What is the smallest number $d$ such that $H^1(X,\pi^*\mathcal{O}_{\mathbb{P}_k^1}(d))$ vanishes?

Let $X$ be a reduced projective scheme of pure dimension 1 over the field $k$. Let $\pi: X \to \mathbb{P}_k^1$ be a finite, flat and surjective morphism onto the projective line. What is the ...
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Exact sequence in example in Grothendieck's Tohoku paper resulting from the Cech-to-derived-functor spectral sequence

Grothendieck gives in his Tohoku paper in example 3.8.3 an example for that $\check{\mathrm{H}}^{2}(X,\mathcal{F}) \neq \mathrm{H}^{2}(X,\mathcal{F})$. In the beginning he states that there exisits ...
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Formal character of local cohomology groups with support in Schubert cells

Let $k$ be a field of characteristic zero, $G$ a connected semi-simple algebraic group over $k$ and $B$ a fixed Borel subgroup of $G$ with maximal torus $T$. Also denote by $W$ the Weyl-group of $G$. ...
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Iitaka dimension of a $\mathbb{Q}$-Cartier Prime divisor

Let $X$ be a normal projective variety and $D$ a prime divisor such that $mD$ is Cartier for some integer $m>0$. Suppose $H^1(X,\mathcal{O}_X)=0$ and $mD|_D\sim 0$. My questions are the following: ...
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Compute $H^i(S,\underline{\text{Hom}}(A,\mathbb G_m))$ for a semi-abelian scheme $A$

How can I compute $H^i(S,\underline{\text{Hom}}(A,\mathbb G_m))$ (where $A$ denotes a semi-abelian scheme over $S$, $\mathbb G_m$ denotes the multiplicative group over $S$ and $\underline{\text{Hom}}$ ...
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When is derived category of ringed space perfectly generated?

Let $(X,\mathcal{O})$ be a ringed space. Also assume that $X$ is nice, e.g. locally compact, Hausdorff, some type of finite dimension, ... We can then consider $\mathcal{D}(\mathcal{O}\text{-}Mod)$. ...
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Cohomological criterion for being projectively normal

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over some algebraically closed field $K$ and let $\mathcal{L}$ be a line bundle that is generated by global sections. I want to know whether the ring $\sum_{n\in\...
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Obstructions to abelian sheaf being quasi-coherent

Let $X$ be a Noetherian spectral topological space. A necessary condition for an abelian sheaf on $X$ to be quasi-coherent with respect to some affine scheme structure on $X$ is that its higher ...
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Cohomology of the pullback of a coherent sheaf (considered as an abelian sheaf)

Let $X$ be an affine Noetherian scheme, $Y$ a separated Noetherian scheme, $f:X\rightarrow Y$ a morphism of schemes inducing a homeomorphism on the underlying topological spaces. Let $F$ be a ...
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Identities for beta functions and twisted cohomology

This is a question about notation, I apologize if it is too basic. In the paper Cho, Koji; Matsumoto, Keiji, Intersection theory for twisted cohomologies and twisted Riemann’s period relations. I, ...
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Sections of nodal curves

We work over an algebraically closed field. Suppose $X\subset \mathbf{P}^n$ is an integral projective curve and $\pi:X\to Y$ is a linear projection that identifies two distinct points $p,q\in X$ to a ...
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Flat cohomology and finite direct sum

Let $X$ be a scheme (we can assume $X$ is smooth over a field $k$). Let $\mathcal F_1$ and $\mathcal F_2$ be two sheaves of abelian groups on $X$. Is it always true that $H^i_{\text{flat}}(X, \...
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Poincare duality on the level of complexes

The classical Poincare duality is formulated in terms of cohomology groups. I am wondering if we can also formulate it in terms of complexes. In particular, suppose $\mathcal{C}^*$ is a complex of $...
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Cohomology of tangent sheaf of a hypersurface

Let $X\subset\mathbb{P}^n$ be an irreducible and reduced hypersurface of degree $d$. How can one explicitly compute the dimension of the vector spaces $H^0(X,T_X),H^1(X,T_X),H^2(X,T_X)$? Here $T_X$ is ...
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Sheaves on Rectifiable Sets

Basic question: are there (co)homological or sheaf-based tools which might be useful in geometric measure theory? Background: The jumping off point here is a simple analogy - geometric measure ...
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Is there a by-hand prove that $\Gamma(\mathbb{C}P^n,E)$ is finite dimensional for a holomorphic vector bundle $E$?

Please let me know whether this question is suitable for Mathoverflow. Let $E$ be a finite holomorphic vector bundle (or more generally a coherent analytic sheaf) on a compact complex manifold $X$. ...
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Cohomology of constant sheaves

Let $X= spec(k)$ where $k$ is an algebraically closed field. Consider the constant sheaf $\mathbb{Z}$ on the fppf site of $X$. I'm interested in computing $H^1_{fppf}(X, \mathbb{Z})$. I know that $H^...
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is the induced map of an embedding an Iso on Ext-groups?

I am sorry, but I am quite new to Ext groups of sheaves. However, I have a closed embedding of projective $\mathbb{C}$-schemes $\iota : X \hookrightarrow Y$ and was wondering if $$\iota_*:\mathrm{Ext}^...
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A sheaf for factorization

Let $R$ be a commutative ring with $1$ and let $X$ be the space of connected componens of $Spec (R) $ with Zariski topology ( The boolean spectrum of $R $ )and let for each $x\in X$ there exists a ...
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Does every sheaf embed into a quasicoherent sheaf?

Question. Let $X$ be a scheme. Let $\mathcal{E}$ be a sheaf of $\mathcal{O}_X$-modules. Is there always a quasicoherent sheaf $\mathcal{E}'$ together with a monomorphism $\mathcal{E} \to \mathcal{E}'$?...
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Computation of cohomology of ideal sheaves

Let $j: X \to Y$ be a closed embedding. Let $I_{X/Y}$ be the ideal sheaf of this closed embedding. Then there is a exact sequence $$ I_{X/Y} \to \mathcal{O}_Y \to j_{*}\mathcal{O}_X \to 0$$ One use ...
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What is the hypercohomology of the push-forward of the intersection chain complex of an open cone to its closure?

Let $X = \left(L \times [0, 1]\right) / \left(L \times \{0\}\right)$ be the closed cone over a closed smooth $d$-dimensional manifold $L^{d}$. Let $i \colon Y \hookrightarrow X$ denote the inclusion ...
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Defineing a Sheaf of rings over a topological space

Let $X$ be a topological space and let $R$ be a commutative ring with $1$ such that for each $x\in X$ there exists a multiplicatively closed subset $S_x$ of $R$ such that for each $a\in R$ if $\frac{a}...
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Semicontinuity of cohomology of torsion-free sheaves restricted to divisors

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety, $\mathcal{E}$ a torsion-free coherent sheaf on $X$ and $\mathfrak{d}$ a linear system of divisors in $X$. I would like to show (at least when $X$ is a surface) ...
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Reformulation of Grothendieck vanishing theorem

Let $X$ be a smooth, projective variety, ${F}$ a quasi-coherent $\mathcal{O}_X$-module on $X$ supported on a closed subscheme, say $Z \subset X$. Is it true that $H^i(X,F)=0$ for all $i>\dim Z$? ...
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Sheaf cohomology of a complement of finitely many points

Let $X$ be a smooth, projective surface in $\mathbb{P}^3$ and $p \subset X$ a closed point in $X$. How do I compute $H^1(\mathcal{O}_{X\backslash p})$? Any reference/idea will be most welcome.
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Thom-type isomorphism on sheaf cohomology

Let $X$ be a smooth, projective surface and $T$ a finite set of points in $X$ i.e., of codimension $2$ in $X$. Is it true that $H^i(\mathcal{O}_X)=H^i(\mathcal{O}_{X\backslash T})$ for $i \ge 1$?
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Dual of a stable locally free subsheaf is a locally free quotient sheaf

Let $X$ be a compact connected Kähler manifold, of dimension $d\geq3$, with Hermitian metric $\omega$; let $E$ be a vector bundle on $X$ of rank $r\geq2$. By [1] definition 1.2: A line bundle $L$ ...
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Naive question on local cohomology

Let $X$ be a smooth, projective variety and $Z_1, Z_2$ two smooth, projective subvarieties in $X$ of the same dimension. Let $E$ be a locally free sheaf on $X$. Recall, there are natural morphims: $$...
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What is the filtration in Leray's spectral sequence?

Leray's theory of spectral sequences considers a continuous map $f : X \to Y$ between topological spaces. The statement is that there exists a filtration $$H^n(X,k) = F^0H^n(X,k) \supseteq ... \...
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Continuous maps vs filtrations construction of the Leray spectral sequence

The Leray spectral sequence of a continuous map $f : X \to Y$ between two topological spaces can be constructed, as far as I understand, in two ways, one very general, and the other a bit more ...
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Sheaf cohomology relative to a closed subspace

Let $i : A \hookrightarrow X$ be a closed subspace of a topological space $X$, and $j : Z := X \setminus A \hookrightarrow X$ denote its open complement. Given a sheaf $F$ of abelian groups on $X$, ...
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Commutativity between functors on sheaves of abelian groups

I am trying to understand certain properties of sheaf theory, but I'm having trouble finding the notions to answer my questions. I'd be really glad if someone could help me with the following. Let $f :...
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How to calculate : $ \mathrm{Hdg}^{ 2 \bullet } ( \mathcal{H}\mathrm{ilb} ( \mathbb{P}^n ),\mathbb{Q} ) $?

I try to calculate the rational cohomology algebra $ \mathrm{Hdg}^{ 2 \bullet } ( \mathcal{H}\mathrm{ilb} ( \mathbb{P}^n ),\mathbb{Q} ) = \displaystyle \bigoplus_{k=0}^{+ \infty} \mathrm{Hdg}^{ 2 k } (...
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Convolution of sheaves on R

I am trying to understand a basic computation of convolution. Throughout, $R$ is the real line as a topological group and $k$ is some base field. I would like to understand the computation of the ...
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sheaf cohomology and deRham cohomology of a stack

I am reading https://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0605694.pdf to understand about (hyper)cohomology groups of stack $\mathcal{X}$ with valued in a complex of abelian sheaves $\mathcal{M}$. Let $\mathcal{F}$ be ...
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maps between two Leray spectral sequences based on maps on cochain complexes

Let $f_1:X_1 \to Y_1$ and $f_2:X_2 \to Y_2$ be two continuous maps between topological spaces. I am trying to understand under what condition there could be a map relating the Leray spectral sequences ...
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Maps between Leray spectral sequences

Let $f_1 : X_1 \to Y_1$ and $f_2 : X_2 \to Y_2$ be two continuous maps between topological spaces. Suppose that there exists a commutative diagram of singular cohomology groups (say with coefficients ...
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Leray spectral sequence for continuous functions on pairs of topological spaces

Let $A \subset X$ and $B \subset Y$ be topological spaces, with $A$ and $B$ closed, and $f: X \to Y$ be a continuous functions such that $f(A) \subset B$. The Leray spectral sequence (with complex ...
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On the Leray spectral sequence and sheaf cohomology

I'm having trouble understanding the construction of the Leray spectral sequence for continuous maps (not necessarily fibrations). More precisely, given a continuous map $f : X \to Y$ between two ...
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exact sequence of fundamental groups associated to “almost” smooth families of curves

Suppose I have a proper, flat family of curves $X \to S$ that has a section. Fix a basepoint $s \in S$ and let $X_s$ denote the corresponding fiber. Let $\mathbb{L}$ be a set of primes which does not ...